Denver Doctor Starts A Portrait Series To Honor Black And Women of Color PhysiciansCPR News Jun 27, 2020
Sarah Rowan is an infectious disease specialist at Denver Health [and assistant professor of medicine at CU School of Medicine] by day and an artist in her free time. She also emailed some friends from local hospitals, like Shanta Zimmer, an infectious disease specialist at the University of Colorado Hospital Anschutz Medical Campus.
“It really made me feel very seen in the face of this pandemic. I was a little bit reluctant at first to submit my picture because I feel like part of what we’re doing in health care is just doing our jobs,” Zimmer said. “So being called a frontline worker as a physician sometimes feels a little bit like we’re taking too much credit, but I love Sarah’s project. And I love the idea of making black women and other women of color seen during this epidemic.”Read more